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13 Sentinels Switch file size, modes and performance

The file size, supported play modes and fps performance for 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim on the Nintendo Switch.
13 Sentinels Switch file size, modes and performance
13 Sentinels Aegis Rim is a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. It is a masterpiece of sci-fi adventure released back in 2019 and even received a nomination for "best narrative" from the Game Awards. Now, it is finally available on the Nintendo Switch. For Nintendo Switch owners, one important aspect to look at, especially if they don't have an SD Card, is how big the game's file size is. There are also questions about the game's performance on the console.

In this article, we tell you exactly how big the game's file size (download) is on Nintendo Switch, the fps performance you can expect, and what play modes are supported.

13 Sentinels Aegis Rim file size for Nintendo Switch

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The art style of 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim looks truly beautiful. (Picture: Vanillaware)

Wondering just how big the download is for 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim if you get it from the Nintendo eShop? Well, it's average for a big new release.

The file size for 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim on the Nintendo Switch is 4.3 GB which you will need to download if you don't get a physical copy.

13 Sentinels Switch supported play modes

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The sidescrolling nature of 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim is perfect for the Nintendo Switch Lite. (Picture: Vanillaware)

Just like most other games on the Nintendo Switch, 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim features different supported play modes. These modes include:

  • TV
  • Tabletop
  • Handheld

That's a full array of modes, but how well will it work on the smaller Switch Lite? According to reviews and first impressions, the game is absolutely perfect for the Switch Lite. Its performance is good on the handheld-only console, and the sidescrolling gameplay just works wonderfully well.

13 Sentinels Aegis Rim fps & performance on Switch

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Performance could slow down slightly during large-scale, late game battles. (Picture: Vanillaware)

13 Sentinels Aegis Rim on Nintendo Switch targets 60fps, and for the most part, this is a very smooth experience. The game's art style and graphics are also excellent, making it one of the best Switch ports to date.

The performance on Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite is excellent, with just some minor frame-rate drops during large, late-game battles. Best of all, you won't have to wait long for the game to load, as it should only take around 13 to 16 seconds.

Check out GameXplain's excellent video review below, with the Nintendo Switch performance and graphics section starting at 7:14.

From reviews and early feedback, it appears that 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim is one of the best Nintendo Switch ports thus far.

A must play, featuring 60fps, a fantastic story and much more. The game's file size is quite average for the Nintendo Switch as well, and its reported performance sounds great.

 

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Featured image courtesy of SEGA / Vanillaware.